May 19 West Buttress to move to High Camp on Denali today!

Mountain Trip guide Adam Smith called in with an update on the May 19 Denali West Buttress expedition, who spent the day yesterday at 14-Camp after burying their final cache on the ridge below High Camp.

Today, Sunday June 4, the team plans to make the move up to 17,200′ High Camp on the route, a big day featuring 3,000 feet of vertical gain. From High Camp, if the weather holds, they anticipate making their push up to the summit at 20,310′ within the next few days!

Here’s Adam with the update:

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